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شركة Maserati الأيطالية تستدعي 28 ألف سيارة من موديلات Quattroporte و Ghibli أشارصانع السيارات الرياضية الإيطالي مازاراتي، و الذي كان يتبع شركة فيراري الشهيرة، أنه سيقوم بإستدعاء 28235 سيارة من طرازي السيدان كواتروبورتي و جيبلي من موديلات 2014 حتي 2016 و التي خرجت من مصنعها في الفترة بين 1 فبراير 2013 ، و 30 نوفمبر 2015. تعود المشكلة الي خلل خاص ......read more
استدعاء 8060 موتوسيكل من موديل هارلي دافيدسون داينا FXDL بسبب عيب خطير في الدائرة الكهربائية أعلنت شركة هارلي دافيدسون موتور كومباني الأمريكية و مقرها مدينة ميل واكي الأمريكية، عن استدعاء موتوسيكلات موديل داينا لو رايدر لأعوام 2014-2016 و التي تم تصنيعها من 6 يناير 2014 حتى 7 أبريل 2016، و جدير بالذكر أن هذا الموديل تم استدعائه ......read more
استدعاء بعد استدعاء ظل الشيء الوحيد الثابت في أداء في الوسائد الهوائية من تاكاتا. لم تقتصر الكارثة على عالم السيارات حيث تم استدعاء أكثر من 10 مليون مركبة لسيارات التويوتا و المازدا و ميتسوبيشي و الهوندا و بعض السيارات الأخرى , بل و انتقلت الى عالم الدراجات النارية الفارهة كدراجات الهوندا جولدوينج و هي الدراجة النارية الأولى ......read more
Over the past few years, the reputation of the renowned German brands Volkswagen and Audi as well as the Spanish brand SEAT have been damaged a lot by the Egyptian Automotive & Trade Company (EATC), which is unfortunately the official importer of those three brands in Egypt. Aside from the scandals and corruption accusations between both EATC partners, the Beirut-based Lebanese ......read more
The German Wolfsburg-based automaker Volkswagen AG assumes it will have to buy back about 115,000 cars in the United States of America as a consequence of the recent emissions scandal, according to newspaper reports on Thursday (07.01.2016). A German daily newspaper said Volkswagen expected it would have to either refund the purchase price of a fifth of the diesel vehicles affected ......read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA said several additional models from the German Volkswagen Group, including Audi and Porsche models, contained the infamous illegal software that masked higher emissions than allowed by U.S. regulations. Auto Arabia editor-in-chief Mohamed Sheta had already predicted in several TV interviews during the past few weeks on BBC Arabic TV and Al ......read more
Only a couple of month before launching the new Opel Astra, the Opel headquarter has announced today it is recalling 208.000 units of its current Astra sedan and Astra GTC models, because of a possible fire risk. Parts of the battery cover can break and block the ventilation of the water cooling system, which could lead to engine overheating, in extreme cases even to further damages ......read more
Chrysler Group announced that it will recall as many as 792,300 2006-07 Jeep Commanders and 2005-06 Jeep Grand Cherokees globally to fix ignition switches that could be knocked out of the “on” position, causing a stall and possible loss of power to the airbags. Chrysler engineers are still developing a fix, and the Detroit-based company says it is initiating a recall “out of ......read more
The German luxury automaker BMW said this week it is recalling about 1.6 million 3-series models worldwide to replace passenger-side front airbags made by Takata Corp. because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers. While BMW is still taking part in a regional recall requested by U.S. safety regulators, BMW spokesman Dave Buchko said it decided to ......read more
The German luxury car manufacturer BMW is recalling 156,137 luxury cars and SUVs because bolts holding a component on their six-cylinder engines can fail and cause engine stalling or damage. The Munich-based company said it would check whether bolts in vehicles with six-cylinder engines were prone to loosening or breaking. The recall includes some of BMWs most popular models, ......read more
General Motors added more than 588,000 vehicles to a recall to fix ignition switches that can inadvertently shut off engines and cause crashes. This problem has now been linked to 31 crashes and 13 front-seat deaths, the Detroit-based company said yesterday (25.02.2014). More details to follow shortly. MS 26.02.2014 Detroit - Dubai - ......read more
Only ten days after autoarabia.org published the official BMW recall of 176.000 units of the 3 Series, 5 Series and X1 Series for technical problems with its power brakes on 15.01.2014, the Bavarian Auto Group (which is the importer of BMW and MINI in Egypt) together with the Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency CPA published an official and paid announcement in the weekly ......read more
Whereas leading car manufacturers are starting the New Year with great efforts to achieve the ambitious sales numbers, improve the satisfaction rate of their car owners and to gain more clients for their brand, the renowned Bavarian car manufacturer BMW is starting the year 2014 with another safety related recall. The Bavarian automotive maker has issued a recall for a wide range ......read more
BMW is recalling an estimated 176.000 of its four-cylinder, gasoline-powered vehicles from the 2012-2014 model years because of potential problems with the power brakes, the German car manufacturer stated. The affected BMW models, because of insufficient lubrication to a vacuum pump, can lose the power assistance when braking. A BMW spokesman said the driver can still stop the car in ......read more
2014 is not starting well for BMW as the German luxury cars and motorcycles manufacturer has to recall almost 51,000 motorcycles because of a possible fuel leak, according to official statements. Most of the recalled BMW motorcycles are 2005 till 2011 models from the popular R and K series models, of which many are used in the police forces in Germany, France, the United Arab Emirates ......read more
Porsche is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Cayenne and Cayenne GTS, model year 2013 Cayenne Diesel and model year 2014 Cayenne S, S Hybrid, Turbo, and Turbo S vehicles manufactured May 27, 2013, through July 10, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the calculated range of the remaining fuel displayed on the instrument cluster may be higher than the actual range. Additionally, the ......read more
Toyota Motor Corporation yesterday (01.08.2012) recalled 1.5 Million Toyota vehicles, including some 2006-2012 year model Rav4 models, the Lexus HS 250h as well as the Avensis T27 and Auris D-CAT. And while the Toyota mother-company calls it an official 'recall' allover the world, the Toyota importers in the GGC and Middle East decided to give it another neat and ......read more
As a precautionary measure, Kawasaki have initiated a recall on all units of 2011 Ninja ZX-10R worldwide (ABS and non-ABS) for an inspection of the machine's wiring harness. It has been observed that on some machines, the main harness can rub against the rear of the frame and, in extreme circumstances, cause damage to the loom. Whilst no machines in the UK have been reported with ......read more
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011DODGE JOURNEY, JEEP WRANGLER, CHRYSLER 200, CHRYSLER 200 CONVERTIBLE, DODGE AVENGER, DODGE NITRO, JEEP LIBERTY, DODGE CALIBER, JEEP COMPASS, JEEP PATRIOT, DODGE GRAND CARAVAN AND CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A MISSING OR INCORRECTLY INSTALLED STEERING COLUMN PIVOT ......read more
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011, 911 TURBO; TURBO S, 911 GT3, GT3 RS AND GT2 RS HIGH PERFORMANCE VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 18, 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 17, 2010, AND EQUIPPED WITH CENTER LOCKING HUB AND WHEEL ASSEMBLIES. OVER TIME THE HUBS CAN WEAR PREMATURELY. Consequences: AS THE HUBS WEAR, THE WHEELS COULD LOOSEN, INCREASING THE RISK OF A ......read more
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 JETTA VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN ELECTRICAL WIRING AND FUSE LAYOUT WHERE THE CONVERTER BOX IS PROTECTED BY THE SAME FUSE USED BY THE SIGNAL HORN AND THE ANTI-THEFT ALARM SYSTEM. SHOULD THAT FUSE BE BLOWN, THE CONVERTER BOX WILL BE DISCONNECTED FROM THE POWER SUPPLY WHICH, IN TURN, ......read more
Due to the many readerâ€™s letters, complaints as well as phone calls to our weekly live program on Radio Masr 88.7 (every Sunday from 4pm to 7pm) about several Volkswagen models as well as the Volkswagen & Audi service center in Egypt, we decided to republish the following recall which was announced by the Volkswagen Group a while ago: VW announced a problem with the Jetta, ......read more
فولكس واجن تتوج فائزي الشرق الأوسط في بطولة العالم لكفاءة الصيانة 2011 دبي – تفوق تقنيو فولكس واجن الشرق الأوسط خلال بطولة العالم لكفاءة الصيانة 2011 بحصولهم على المركزين الأول والثاني في فئة "رئيس التقنيين الإقليمي". وتم تنظيم هذه البطولة لتكريم فنيي ومشرفي صيانة فولكس واجن والذين أبدوا أعلى معايير الجودة، المعرفة ......read more
06.04.2011 / Stuttgart - Dubai - Cairo / A defect associated with the cruise control system has prompted a recall of 137'000 units of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and M-Class AMG SUVs. Mercedes-Benz said it has determined that under certain circumstances, use of the brake pedal may not automatically disengage the cruise control system. More specifically, the German automaker ......read more
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